Author: L.P. Dover
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: April 23, 2018
Every person has a story to tell. Some may be sweet with a happily ever after, but there are others that end in tragedy. Mine has yet to be finished. My name is Elizabeth Kingston and this is where my story begins.
I never thought my life could be so perfect. I have an amazing job owning my own bakery, and a wonderful husband who I love and who loves me back. Never once did I have to worry about anything, at least, not until the texts started coming in. They always begin the same way … numbers that spell my nickname when read upside down.
It’s someone from my past, only they won’t to tell me who they are, but that by talking to them, I’ll figure it out. It’s a game I refuse to play. Unfortunately, I’m left with no choice when things begin to take a dangerous turn. His name is Anonymous and there’s only one thing he wants … ME.
Ellie and Jack have been married for nine years and are blissfully happy but when Ellie starts getting strange text messages their lives are turned upside down.
A romantic suspense story done really well, even though I guessed the creepy stalker dude early on I was still on the edge of my seat trying to guess what he’d do next.
Ellie and Jack were a cute couple, the author does a good job of conveying just how much they love each other. I always like reading about a couple who have a great family and friends it helps add more background to the story.
If this was a film I’d be watching it behind a cushion probably screaming at the characters to run. The action and suspense continues from start to finish all building to an inevitable confrontation.
reviewed by Sweet Spot Sisterhood
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They say that you should always trust your gut. (I know mine's expanded over the years but so has my paranoia.) I am the first person to get the creepy feels. The first to start looking over her shoulder. I don't scare easily by I think my paranoia meter has always been set to freak the f... out mode.
Nothing says freak the f... out like creepy texts and veiled threats. Unless of course, they come from an Anonymous source, now you're in way over your head.
Anonymous definitely had my meter freaking, twitching, and calling up suspect lists. I'm proud to say my crazy is occasionally on point- except for the dozens of my own death scenes that have played out as horrific accidents...(are you afraid to talk to me now?)
Anonymous will get you hackles and possibly your heart rate up. You will be flipping through these pages as quickly as you can to find out just who Anonymous is. But are you ready...for all that they will do?
I loved the harsh edge of suspense. Anonymous kept me on my toes and very entertained.
Reviewed for Sweet Spot Sisterhood
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It’s closing time and Vikki and I are busy cleaning, so we can get home. My phone beeps with an incoming text and I look down at it and growl. “You can’t be serious.” Staring back at me isn’t a text from Jake, but from Anonymous. Even though I deleted and blocked the number ninety days ago, I still recognize it.
Vikki moves closer, her eyes wide. “What’s going on?”
I show her the text.
Brows furrowed, she sits back. “What does that mean?” I turn my phone upside down, so she can see that the number spells out my name. Her eyes widen. “Wow, that’s cool you can type your name with numbers.”
“But not so cool when I don’t know who the person is,” I counter. “About three months ago, I got texts from this exact same person. Whoever it is likes to play games. I’m sick of it and I want them to leave me alone.” Taking a deep breath, I type out a reply.
Me: WHO IS THIS?
Anonymous: Why all the yelling?
I roll my eyes. This is just ridiculous.
Me: I like using all caps.
Anonymous: Don’t stop on my account. So, what have you been up to? Been a while since we talked.
Me: Yeah, it’s because I blocked the number.
Me: BECAUSE I DON’T KNOW WHO YOU ARE!!!!!!!!
“What is he saying?” Vikki asks. I show her the texts and her eyes widen. “So, you haven’t talked to him since you blocked the number?”
I think back to when I blocked it and if my calculations are correct, the ninety days was up yesterday. “No, but he has perfect timing. My ninety days ran up yesterday. I might need to run to the cell store and see if they can block it permanently.”
My phone beeps again and a sharp pain settles in my gut. I just want whoever it is to leave me alone.
Anonymous: That hurts. You’ve always been friendly toward me.
Me: Obviously not friendly enough, if you can’t tell me who you are. It’s weird and it makes me uncomfortable. You need to leave me the hell alone. Don’t text, call, or try to contact me in any way. I’m happily married, and I want it to stay that way. GOODBYE!
Heart racing, I log into my cell phone account and before I can block the number, another text comes through.
Anonymous: Sorry 31773 but that’s not going to happen.
The blood in my veins runs cold. Hands shaking, I block his number and my phone drops onto the table. Vikki picks it up and reads the final text, her face growing pale.
“I don’t think this person’s going away."
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author L. P. Dover is a southern belle living in North Carolina with her husband and two beautiful girls. Before she began her literary journey she worked in periodontics, enjoying the wonderment of dental surgeries.
She loves to write, but she also loves to play golf, go on mountain hikes and white water rafting, and has a passion for singing. Her two youngest fans expect a concert each and every night before bedtime, usually Christmas carols.
Dover has written countless novels, including her Forever Fae series, the Second Chances series, the Gloves Off series, the Armed & Dangerous series, the Royal Shifters series, the Society X series, the Circle of Justice series, and her standalone novels It Must’ve Been the Mistletoe and Love, Lies, and Deception. Her favorite genre to read and write is romantic suspense, but if she got to choose a setting in which to live, it would be with her faeries in the Land of the Fae.
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